The Staples Center will be meatless for Morrissey's show tomorrow, says Morrissey. Um, well, not exactly, says the Staples Center. Um, yeah, counters Morrissey.
His declaration that the place will be meat-free "was not reviewed by anyone in the building," adds Cara Vanderhook, flack for the Stapl ... More >>
That guy with the cardboard sign yelling "Tickets!" is on par with a gangbanger. At least that's the message City Attorney Carmen Trutanich sent with an announcement yesterday that Los Angeles will institute the nation's first-ever scalper injunction. What that means is that "known scalpers" -- 17 o ... More >>
Hey Staples Center, want some free press?
You got it! But only because you apparently put a zillion hours of talent-coaxing and editing into your music video for "Call Me Maybe," the catchy-ass Carly Rae Jepsen song that recently turned into a YouTube meme. And lucky for you, it's a meme we're not ... More >>
For those who oppose building a stadium downtown because, they argue, we just can't handle the traffic, this weekend could be the ultimate test:
It's being called the perfect storm of sports events: The Lakers, Clippers and Kings are all playing in playoffs at Staples Center this weekend. And a bik ... More >>
NYC wannabe?Well! This is insulting. And so very in line with New York media's ridiculous attempts to pin down Los Angeles after spending one night in a downtown hotel with a notepad and a smog mask.
TIME Magazine runs a big out-of-touch feature today on the alleged "Manhattanization" of dow ... More >>
A relic?Update: MLB reportedly denies this, as does AEG. Details at the bottom.
A baseball stadium in downtown Los Angeles? Built by the folks who own Staples Center?
Whew. This Frank McCourt mess has really shaken things up. Because the loathed Dodgers owner is the landlord at Dodger Stadi ... More >>
Cheerleaders at AEG's proposed Farmer's Field site.Tim Leiweke, chief of Anschutz Entertainment Group and its well known local venues such as Staples Center and LA Live, has said it until he's almost blue in the face. He's nearly had a few read-my-lips moments.
Not a cent of taxpayer money w ... More >>
Farmers Field.How much will that proposed downtown stadium really cost the taxpayers of L.A?
It a question that keeps coming up, exasperatingly so for Anschutz Entertainment Group, the company that wants to do this deal atop the L.A. Convention Center's aging West Hall.
AEG execs have said ... More >>
L.A. conventioneers, soon to be under AEG's supervision?Touche, Ed Roski. Yesterday the developer said his proposed NFL stadium in the City of Industry could also double as a World Cup venue. (To which we said all three soccer fans in L.A. were elated).
Well, today the other shoe dropped. An ... More >>
The name Vignali receded into L.A. history after the “Pardongate” scandal of 2001, but questions remain about drug-dealing son Carlos and his real estate magnate father, Horacio, who just might be pulling the strings in the remaking of downtown L.A.